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The cause of the Kargil war is deeply entrenched in politics, and a long history of conflict and competition between two countries. The full depth of the rivalry is well outside the scope of an answer here. But what must be categorically stated is that contrary to the claim above, religion has nothing to do with it. Post-Kargil, a research was conducted ...


Must be much more recent than their posts suggest: whisky was always the only drink for new year in UK until 1980s I suspect


We drink champagne on New Year's in large part due to savvy marketing in the late 19th century. At first, royal favor made champagne an easy sell to the nobility. But with the rise of industrialization in the 19th century, the nobles were no longer guaranteed to be the wealthiest consumers. Champagne producers dangled their products in front of the ...

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